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10 of the Worst Jobs in Literature

Gainfully employed denizens of the modern world: happy Labor Day. While you’re celebrating the American labor movement by taking a day off of …

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The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.<p>Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney's Office describes as the home's …

Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities are holding 19 suspects arrested over an apparent terror plot, officials said Monday as the security …

Florida Republican searches for example of things women do together, lands on lingerie parties

<b>( Lukas Majercik via Shutterstock)</b><p>Nailed it. Totally the only thing that women do together<p>Katie McDonough<p>September 12, 2014 8:54pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, a Florida Republican held a men-only fundraiser. Which is fine. He's allowed to do whatever he wants. Men are allowed to hang out with other …

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Vows to Fight Growing Anti-Semitism

With attacks against Jews on the increase in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Sunday to step up the battle against anti-Semitism.<p>Speaking …

Covering Up With The Hijab May Aid Women's Body Image

Like any piece of clothing, the hijab isn't one size fits all.<p>Women around the world choose to wear — or not to wear — a headscarf or veil for many reasons.<p>Some see the hijab as a way to identify with the Muslim community or to assert themselves as a human being instead of a sexual object. Others …

McDonough: We 'didn't threaten' Foleys and Sotloffs

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said on Sunday the administration “didn’t threaten” with prosecution the families of two American journalists slain by an extremist group, as the families have alleged.<p>Families of journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley have indicated that when they …

Face It: The Queen Is Not Telling The Truth About Scottish Independence

But by amazing coincidence the Queen happens to be hanging out at her estate in Balmoral, Scotland, chatting with the locals right now. The Financial Times reports that she went to church on Sunday and told a small group outside, " Well, I hope people will think very carefully about the future …

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Iowa’s Leftwing Anti-Hillary Voters Look to Bernie Sanders

(Des Moines, Iowa) <i>—</i> It is perhaps telling that the host of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ event Sunday night in Des Moines, Dave Swinton, has just …

Calling the caf-fiends: great coffee spots

It inspires passion, opinion and addiction. It's the world's second most valuable commodity (after petroleum), and it will almost certainly play a memorable role in your travels, no matter where you're headed. We're talking about coffee, of course, and the best places to partake…<p>Addis Ababa<p>Some …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

The Pornography of Jihadism

What ISIS videos and X-rated movies have in common<p>In his 2008 book <i>Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism</i>, the historian Michael Burleigh observes in passing that jihadist martyrdom videos have a similar structure to porn movies. He doesn’t dwell on the point, although he does allude to the …

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Heat wave, wildfires and a tunnel of love: World in Photos, Aug. 7<p>Magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Indonesia kills almost 100<p>Video appears to show alleged …

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Mexico President slams Texas governor over border crackdown

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s deployment of National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexican border is “reprehensible” and puts neighborly relations at risk, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said in an interview published on Friday.<p>Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican …

Free Syrian Army Struggles To Maintain Control In Two-Front War

Robert Siegel speaks with Noah Bonsey, senior Syria analyst for the International Crisis Group, about the state of the Free Syrian Army.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Beside the air campaign, President Obama's plan to combat ISIS involves training and equipping what he spoke of as the Syrian …

Kerry plays down hopes of imminent anti-Islamic State coalition

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday played down chances of an imminent broad coalition against Islamic State militants, illustrating the difficulty Washington faces winning commitment for a military campaign in the heart of the Middle East.<p>Kerry met Turkish leaders to …

David Cameron overrules Philip Hammond on air strikes in Syria

David Cameron has overruled the foreign secretary Philip Hammond after he appeared to rule out UK involvement in air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) forces in Syria.<p>Hammond made his remarks at a press conference in Berlin, but Cameron's spokesman later said that as far as the use of British …

Catalans call for 'yes' vote in Scotland as they march for independence from Spain

As Scotland decides whether to break away from the UK, 1.8 million separatists in northeastern Spain stage mass protests across Catalonia to demand a secession vote deemed illegal by Spanish government<p>Up to 1.8 million Catalans filled the streets of Barcelona on Thursday demanding the chance to …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Peru: Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Astronomy Lab In Peruvian Ruins

Archeologists have stumbled upon a site where ancient people observed the stars thousands of years ago in Peru, a country famous for using drones to …

He's arrogant, tough, insecure and charming – but he has such bright blue eyes: Hillary Clinton's verdict on Vladimir Putin

Hillary Clinton says she warned White House Vladimir Putin would be ‘more aggressive’ in second shot as Russian president<p><b>Hillary Clinton</b> has described Russian <b>President Vladimir Putin</b> as “tough” and “arrogant” but says he secretly suffers from a “fundamental insecurity” and can turn on the charm …

This is your brain on racism: Inside the mind of modern bigotry

<b>Mel Gibson (AP/Richard Shotwell)</b><p>From Mel Gibson to Donald Sterling: What are the ingredients that fuel bigotry in contemporary America?<p>Stephen Eric Bronner<p>July 27, 2014 4:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists”<p>Karl Marx once quipped that “violence is the midwife of every old …

Albright: 'The world is a mess'

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday offered a pithy summary of recent international events: "To put it mildly: the world is a mess.”<p>“There are an awful lot of things going on that need understanding and explanation,” Albright told host Bob Schieffer on CBS's “Face the …

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

WASHINGTON (AP) — A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson …